Morgantown, West Virginia 

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Crime in Morgantown, West Virginia

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Morgantown violent crime is 19.0. (The US average is 22.7)
Morgantown property crime is 32.2. (The US average is 35.4)

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Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims.

  • Property Crime Index (US Avg: 43.5)
  • Violent Crime Index (US Avg: 41.4)
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  • Reviews for Morgantown    15 Reviews
    Retiree view of Morgantown WV - 6/15/2015
    Morgantown is a college town with many wonderful qualities, but for a retiree or someone on a fixed income, it is getting very expensive and crowded. The housing market... Read More

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    morgantown - 11/25/2012
    its a good small university town, however the cost of living varies especially rents on whether you live near to the campus or far away from wvu. there are only couple... Read More

    Morgantown-Native Opinion - 7/31/2012
    I wholeheartedly agree. I am a WV native, born and raised. I have to say this use to be an okay place to live, but over the past ten years the college town mentality has... Read More


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